October 2024

From champagne to tacos, pasta to Halloween,
October is filled with foodie treats.

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  • 1-31st National Pizza Month (US)
    An opportunity to celebrate all things Pizza. Why not create some buzz by asking customers what their favourite toppings are or encourage people to take a Pizza selfie for a chance to win a prize.
  • 1-7th National Vegetarian Week
    Founded by the Vegetarian Society, National Vegetarian Week aims to highlight to the wider public the benefits and pleasures of a meat-free diet.
  • 1st National Coffee Day (US)
    The day was first celebrated in Japan in 1983, and is now celebrated globally as a way to promote fair trade coffee and raise awareness for the plight of the coffee farmers.
  • 1st International Coffee Day
    Coffee is more than just a beverage. For many people, coffee is a passion. It even has its own subculture, language and lifestyle and International Coffee Day celebrates it all.
  • 1st World Vegetarian Day
    Roughly 1 in 10 people around the world are vegetarian. This World Vegetarian Day, why not try going meatless at your favourite restaurant, or cooking a fully vegetarian meal at home?
  • 4th National Taco Day (US)
    The history of tacos predates the arrival of Europeans in Mexico. Anthropological evidence shows the native people living in the lake region of the Valley of Mexico traditionally ate tacos filled with small fish. And this year, it falls on a Tuesday, perfect for the American-ism of 'Taco Tuesday'!
  • 4th National Vodka Day (US)
    National Vodka Day celebrates the versatility of the world's favourite spirit. An old Russian saying describes vodka as 'sunshine in my stomach' - perfect to describe the warming effect.
  • 11th World Egg Day
    This year’s World Egg Day theme ‘Eggs for a healthy future’ celebrates the egg’s power to support people's health, livelihoods and planetary health.
  • 16th World Food Day
    World Food Day is an international day celebrated every year worldwide on 16 October to commemorate the date of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in 1945.
  • 19th International Gin and Tonic Day
    The gin and tonic is an uncomplicated cocktail, especially popular in Great Britain.
  • 20th International Chefs Day
    A day to create awareness about healthy food and honour the profession.
  • 25th Global Champagne Day
    True Champagne is only from France and specifically from Champagne region, but this day aims to show it's for any day not just special occasions.
  • 25th World Pasta Day
    Hailing from Italy, pasta is loved the world over. Today, countries that consume the most pasta are Italy of course, followed by Tunisia, Venezuela, Greece, Chile, and the United States.
  • 31st Halloween
    Trick of Treat? Halloween is known to cater to all of the sweet tooth's, with the traditionally American Holiday filled with candy and bobbing apples.